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Tropical Citrus

Bring a bright, bold flavor to any dish with the zest from our tropical citrus fruits. From limon dulce (sweet lemon) and kumquats that can be eaten directly as a juicy snack to sour oranges that bring a unique dimension to marinades, jellies, and juices, citrus fruits are great additions to your diet with the essential vitamins and fruit acids.

J&C Tropicals carries limon dulce, sour oranges, and kumquats.

  1. Slice whole fruit.
  2. Squeeze juice to add to marinades, jams, and flavored liqueurs.

At room temperature, tropical citrus should stay fresh for up to 1 week out of direct sunlight. Place in a crisper drawers in your fridge to last for 1–2 weeks.

Sour Oranges: October – April
Limon Dulce: September – April
Kumquat: November – March

Dominican Republic and South Florida

  1. Citrus fruits are rich in flavonoids, which are antioxidants
  2. Vitamin C is also a great synthesis of collagen
  3. Potassium is essential for nerve function and upkeeping metabolism

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories: 50

Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 12%
Iron 40%